A fancy vivid yellow 23.02 carat cushion-shaped step-cut diamond is the top item up for bidding at Sotheby’s Magnificent Jewels auction in New York next week. The diamond has been designated with a $1.5-$2 million estimate.
The diamond, which amount to $65,161-$86,881 per carat, will be joined by a several other fancy color polished diamonds. One such item is a fancy pink cut-cornered rectangular modified brilliant-cut diamond weighing 6.03 carats set in a platinum ring, framed by small round near colorless diamonds. Sotheby’s estimates the item at about $1 million.
The auctioning of ‘fresh-to-the-market’ signed jewels from prominent estate collections is what will distinguish this New York spring sale, according to Sotheby’s,